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RATINGS: 543   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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On a rainy fall day in 2009, my five-year-old daughter Zoe and I were wandering the streets of Bar Harbor and stumbled across the Whale Museum. Zoe loved it. Hopefully we do the same for you. Cheers! Our Happy, Hoppy, Amber-Ale


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPC1524 (29) - Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Dark amber pour with minimal head. Hoppy aroma. Very smooth and drinkable. It wasn’t too hoppy and was in fact very balanced. Malty with caramel notes with only a touch of alcohol despite the alcohol percentage. An amazing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (1082) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Type: 500ml (16.9-oz.) bottle Glass: Firestone pint glass From: Eddy’s Beverage Inc. in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Price: $6.99 Purchased: July 14, 2015 Consumed: July 18, 2015 Misc.: Born on April 28, 2015 Poured a caramel, reddish amber, semi-clear color with a whopping seven fingers of khaki tan, frothy head. A few light bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Good amount of thick, layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Great retention on the top. (Sight - 3.88) Smelled a pleasant whiff of hops and malts. Getting wet Cascade, rye, sugary iced tea powder, sticky toffee, caramel, dry roasty notes, chocolate covered orange candy, dark fruits, faint cooked vegetables and some Citra zest. (Smell - 4.00) Taste follows the nose nicely. Got the nice mix of hops and malts again. Wet Cascade, earthy rye, powdery iced tea mix, toffee, dark fruits, roasted nuts, caramel, toasty biscuit and still that chocolate covered orange candy (one of the See’s Candy). Really good for the style. (Taste - 4.25) Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long finish. (Feel - 4.25) I really liked this beer. This was all over the place for me, especially the taste and feel. Really good for the style. Wouldn’t be as high if it was an IPA (imperial IPA). (Overall - 4.13) 4.16 93 A-

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (2798) - SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Pours cloudy light brown with a finger of light tan head. Aroma of citrus, light grapefruit and caramel, light nuts and roasty notes. Taste is balanced mellow hoppy bitter with caramel sweet backbone. Light, smooth body with average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
simont1 (416) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2015
Aroma of spice, floral, very flowery with a spruce note, not very citrusy hops but more herbal and apricot pear like. Taste gives a earthy malt body with almost rye notes, not traditional caramel sweetness, this beer is quite dry, reminds me a bit of a Sahti, but with a refreshing hop twist.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ddemmingjr (782) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle at the Breens Hampton house. Pours murky dark Amber, frothy off white head that persists. Tons of pine and earth malt grain notes. Hoppy dark brown ale characteristics and a hit chewy. Tasty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (313) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
500ml bottle shared by Bvery...thanks man! Dark cloudy amber pour. Hop forward aroma. Taste follows with bitterness lasting. Liking the wheelbarrow better but this is still awesome.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cousin_Larry (616) - - JUN 23, 2015
The shining star of the non-lottery beers at World of Beer Fest. A very drinkable beer, this one goes down smooth. Toffee and caramel flavor with a mildly bitter finish. Outstanding.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (15379) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
On tap at Church Key, DC. More or less clear in the glass, amber in color, topped by a small, dense, light beige head. The aroma it’s on the malty, almost meaty side at first, followed by bread, caramel notes, grapefruit and some pond cones. It’s full bodied and smooth, with a nice carbonation level. Where the malts dominated the aroma, the hops run the show in the flavor. Grapefruit and pine cones, with bready malts in the back. Lasting finish. Quite nice this one, how an amber ale should be. 150620

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3303) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
Brown bottle, 1 pint 0.9 ounces, beat before 081714, purchased at DeCicco’s, trip to Bacon and beer classic (New York), savoured on June 16 2015; eye: dark brown, opaque, nice beige head that turns into a thin sheet, average lacing; nose: hops, malt, slight fruity, light citrusy, slight grapefruit; mouth: hops, malt, light grapefruit, bittering hops, finale in bittering hops with good presence of malt, medium-full body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 1 pinte 0,9 onces, 7,2 %, meilleure avant 081714, achetée chez DeCico’s, voyage au Bacon and beer classic (New York), savourée le 16 juin 2015; œil : brun foncé, opaque, bonne mousse beige qui se transforme en une minuscule couche, dentelle moyenne; nez : houblon, malt, très léger fruité, léger citrique, très léger pamplemousse; bouche : houblon, malt, léger pamplemousse, houblon amérisant, finale en houblon amérisant avec présence de malt, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement amère, texture légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : bien

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (6837) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
first provided by Dj Marky, and had a few times since then, this stuff never seems fresh? .. . orange .. medium foam .. . fake sandwich .. . mouth is decent, finish is always just in time .. unless i get this on tap one day, i don;t see the score improving .. . . Well, looks like Helen is gonna get a beatin tonight!


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